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Mas que una ciudad, una joya arquitectonica.

Your guru: Hector
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Anato 2017
  • Antigua Guatemala
  • Available in: Spanish, English

About the guru Hector

I been working as a tour guide for more that 27 years. I have a great experience in the sector, and I have a broad knowledge of the history of the city.

I been working as a tour guide for more that 27 years. I have a great experience in the sector, and I have a broad knowledge of the history of the city.

About the tour


The city of La Antigua Guatemala, known in colonial times as the city of Santiago de Guatemala and by others as the city of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala, has always been a magical city that attracted many people since its inception in 1543, although its line begins in 1542 by the architect Juan Antonelli. The city was affected since its inception by earthquakes that were, in one way or another, shaping the unique architecture that developed in this place.

It is worth mentioning that it was the capital of the general captaincy of Guatemala, which covered from Chiapas to Costa Rica.

In this tour we will see the most enigmatic parts of the city:

- The Central Plaza

- The source of the Sirens

- The Commerce Portal

- The Palace of the General Captains

- The Palace of the Very noble City Hall

- The Cathedral (The church and its ruins)

- The frontispiece of what was the Old University of San Carlos

- The church of San Pedro (Brother Pedro Hospital)

- The Union Tank

- Facade of the convent of Santa Clara

- The church of San Francisco

- Jade Museum

- Artisan market

Meeting point
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How to find me: At the entrance to Cafe Condesa, in the Central Square
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Tour schedule

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 4



8 days ago

Anato 2017

Response from Hector:

Thank you!


1 month ago

Great tour - I was the only person so ended up doing part English. Hector was very knowledgeable & I felt that I learned tons about the history behind the city (really eye opening; much better than just walking by things and missing all the details :) would definitely recommend!

Anato 2017

Response from Hector:

Thanks a lot Julielet!


2 months ago

We had a great walk with the very knowledgeable Fidencio. Can definitely recommend a tour with him and learn about the history and culture of Guatemala and the region.

Anato 2017

Response from Hector:

Thanks for your comments Eva-Lena, those make us offer always a better and better services. Best regards, Hector

Tami Murakami

3 months ago

Súper puntual, y con mucho conocimiento de historia de la Ciudad! Me gustó mucho

Anato 2017

Response from Hector:

Gracias por su opinión, nos ayuda a ser mejor cada día.
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